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· Synchronizing Times I: Greece and Rome

Denis Feeney

in Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251199
eISBN:
9780520933767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251199.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter brings to light the power and significance of the mentality with dates that was surrendered in the transition to the universal numerical grid. It has long been conventional to condole ... More


· Years, Months, and Days I: Eras and Anniversaries

Denis Feeney

in Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251199
eISBN:
9780520933767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251199.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers distinctively Roman modalities for shaping time—their cult of the anniversary, their internal dating systems, and their molding of the temporal patterns of the year, especially ... More


Did at All Happen?

P. R. Ackroyd and G. N. Stanton

in Introducing the Old Testament

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132543
eISBN:
9780191670053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132543.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the veracity of the historical events described in the Old Testament. The biblical records are presented as a series of events that took place at a definite time in history. ... More


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